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100 Species Challenge

David Higginson-Tranter leads an exploration to discover and name 100 different species, including mini-beasts, trees, flowers, galls, fungi and birds.

National Trust: Erddig, Wrexham

Sat 18 Apr

£5 adv booking essential / 01978 355314/315151

3D Outer Space Models

Make planets, stars and astronauts inspired by the Pop in Space exhibition.

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wed 8 Apr

£3 adv booking required / 01902 552055

1 Day Taster Sail

Taster sails are a great way to find out if you like sailing before booking on a course.

Chichester Marina And Boatyard

Sat 11 Apr

£70–£90 / 01243 512731

Sun 12 Apr

£70–£90 / 01243 512731

100 Stories

A celebration of Hackney's multi-cultural community with 100 stories to represent the 100 languages spoken in the area.

Hackney Empire, London E8

Fri 23 Oct

Free / 020 8985 2424

Sat 24 Oct

Free / 020 8985 2424

1914 WW1 Christmas Truce

Exhibition with the overarching theme of Peace and Reconciliation featuring artefacts from the regimental museums of Wales and Saxony to commemorate their Christmas truce in 1914.

Bodelwyddan Castle, Rhyl

Sat 4 Apr

Phone for prices / 01745 584060

Sun 5 Apr

Phone for prices / 01745 584060

Sat 11 Apr

Phone for prices / 01745 584060

Sun 12 Apr

Phone for prices / 01745 584060

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A 1920s Murder Mystery Dinner

Enter the cut-throat world of prohibition, gangsters and showgirls. Figure out 'whodunnit' over an evening of comedy, songs and dinner.

Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth

Sat 13 Jun

£26 / 023 9273 7370

1930's Living History Experience: The Rites Of Spring, 1928

A living history day where the whole house is busy replanting the garden pots and sewing seeds preparing the garden for summer.

National Trust: Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge

Sat 16 May

Free, plus admission £7.90, child £3.95, family £19.50 / 01394 389700

1930s Living History: Mrs Pretty's Travel Diaries, 1937

Mrs Pretty has returned from a luxury cruise and is reading from her diaries tales of her exotic travels to France, Iceland, Egypt and beyond.

National Trust: Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge

Sat 18 Apr

Free, plus admission £7.90, child £3.95, family £19.50 / 01394 389700

1930s Living History: War Comes To Sutton Hoo, 1942

Find out about what life was like before and during the Second World War.

National Trust: Sutton Hoo, Woodbridge

Sat 27 Jun

Free, plus admission £7.90, child £3.95, family £19.50 / 01394 389700

1940s Felt Brooch Workshop.

Liz Tregenza hosts a workshop showing you how to make authentic looking 1940s felt brooches.

Whitehall, Cheam, Sutton

Sat 18 Apr

£4 adv booking essential / 020 8643 1236

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1940s Weekend

Music, singing and dancing from the era as well as a chance to interact with costume characters both civilian and military.

English Heritage: Belsay Hall And Gardens, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 2 May

£9 (£8; Children £5.50) / 01661 881636

  • 11:00 – 17:00 1940s Weekend English Heritage: Belsay Hall And Gardens, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 3 May

£9 (£8; Children £5.50) / 01661 881636

  • 11:00 – 17:00 1940s Weekend English Heritage: Belsay Hall And Gardens, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 4 May

£9 (£8; Children £5.50) / 01661 881636

  • 11:00 – 17:00 1940s Weekend English Heritage: Belsay Hall And Gardens, Newcastle upon Tyne

National Trust: Upton House, Banbury

Sat 30 May

Free, plus admission £10.05, child £5, family £25 / 01295 670266

  • 11:00 – 16:00 1940s Weekend National Trust: Upton House, Banbury

Sun 31 May

Free, plus admission £10.05, child £5, family £25 / 01295 670266

  • 11:00 – 16:00 1940s Weekend National Trust: Upton House, Banbury

2 Funky Breakdancing Classes (Age 6-15)

Energetic breakdancing classes for children.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 4 Apr

Phone for prices, adv booking available / 0116 242 3595

Sat 11 Apr

Phone for prices, adv booking available / 0116 242 3595

Sat 18 Apr

Phone for prices, adv booking available / 0116 242 3595

Sat 25 Apr

Phone for prices, adv booking available / 0116 242 3595

2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup

Watch the professional paddlers as they compete in this, the inaugural event in the World Cup series, on the same course that was in action during the London Olympics 2012.

Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross

Fri 3 Apr

£5 / 0845 677 0606

Sat 4 Apr

£5 / 0845 677 0606

Sun 5 Apr

£5 / 0845 677 0606

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21st Century Brain

Even in today's world of advanced technology, the human brain is still the most complex structure known to man, containing almost 100 billion nerve cells that work together to control your behaviour. Using the latest technology, computer games and hands-on challenges for children and adults, we'll explore this…

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Tue 7 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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27th London To Brighton Classic Car Run

The 2015 London to Brighton Classic Car Run will take place on Sunday 31st May and is a self guided scenic tour to Brighton, starting from Greenwich Park in London. All classic vehicles over 25 years old are eligible to enter.

Greenwich Park, London SE10

Sun 31 May

£95 / 0300 061 2380

3 Bears

The three bears and Goldilocks cook up a wonderful porridge recipe in this sticky adventure. Presented by Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre for ages 3–7.

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Tue 7 Apr

£10 (£8; Children £6)

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Cumbernauld Theatre

Fri 10 Apr

£5 / 01236 732887

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Easdale Island Community Hall, Oban

Fri 3 Apr

£5 / 01852 300113

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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3 Bridges 10k Race

Popular fast and flat race.

Salt Ayre Sports Centre, Lancaster

Sun 12 Apr

£12 / 01524 847 540

Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre, Layer De La Haye, Colchester

Sat 25 Apr

£30 per person, donation, adv booking available / 01206 738172

  • 10:00 – 16:00 3 Churches Challenge Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre, Layer De La Haye, Colchester

3 Little Pigs: Stuff And Nonsense Theatre Company

The classic children's fairytale transformed into a feast of comical puppetry.

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Sat 11 Apr

£10 (£8; £25) / 01522 882000

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3 Wishes Faery Fest

Award winning 3 Wishes Faery Fest returns to Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cornwall 19-21 June. With music from Peatbog Faeries, 3 Daft Monkeys, Coco and the Butterfields and more! Plus a Fairy World Record attempt! Just bring wings, Wand and a tutu!

Mount Edgcumbe House & Country Park, Cremyll, Torpoint

Fri 19 Jun

£12–£99 / 01752 822236

Sat 20 Jun

£12–£99 / 01752 822236

Sun 21 Jun

£12–£99 / 01752 822236

50 Seaside Activities (Ages 5-11)

Loads of seaside activities for the family, including catching crabs, rock pooling, making mud pies and skimming stones.

National Trust: Newtown National Nature Reserve, Newport

Wed 27 May

Free / 01983 741020

50: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds (Ages 7-12)

Seven-to-12 year old performers present performances about what it was like to grow up in the 1960s.

Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Sun 31 May

£8.50 / 01284 769505

50 Things

Complete one or more activities on the challenge list.

National Trust: Bateman's, Etchingham

Wed 1 Apr

Free, plus admission £8.95, child £4.50, family £22.50 / 01435 882 302

  • 10:00 – 16:00 50 Things National Trust: Bateman's, Etchingham

Thu 2 Apr

Free, plus admission £8.95, child £4.50, family £22.50 / 01435 882 302

  • 10:00 – 16:00 50 Things National Trust: Bateman's, Etchingham

Fri 3 Apr

Free, plus admission £8.95, child £4.50, family £22.50 / 01435 882 302

  • 10:00 – 16:00 50 Things National Trust: Bateman's, Etchingham
…and 47 more dates until 20 May

50 Things

Activities to cross off the list of things to do.

National Trust: Rufford Old Hall, Ormskirk

Sat 23 May

£1 kite making, plus admission £7.50, child £3.70, family £18.70 / 01704 821254

  • 11:00 – 17:00 50 Things National Trust: Rufford Old Hall, Ormskirk

Sun 24 May

£1 kite making, plus admission £7.50, child £3.70, family £18.70 / 01704 821254

  • 11:00 – 17:00 50 Things National Trust: Rufford Old Hall, Ormskirk

Mon 25 May

£1 kite making, plus admission £7.50, child £3.70, family £18.70 / 01704 821254

  • 11:00 – 17:00 50 Things National Trust: Rufford Old Hall, Ormskirk
…and 6 more dates until 31 May

National Trust: Sizergh Castle, Kendal

Sat 23 May

Free, plus admission £9.90, child £4.95, family £23.40 / 01539 560951

  • 11:00 – 16:00 50 Things National Trust: Sizergh Castle, Kendal
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